Chabil Mar Wins Big in 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

Posted on Saturday, January 24th, 2015

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Trip Advisor, the world’s largest and most respected travel site has bestowed a plethora of 2015 accolades to Chabil Mar Resort.

Located along the 26 mile long beautiful Placencia Peninsula, Chabil Mar sits between an indigenous Garinagu settlement and the former Creole fishing village of Placencia and appeals to the discerning traveler looking to combine adventure and cultural experience with stylish, upscale and guest exclusive accommodations.

The resort won awards in the following categories:
Top 10 Small Hotels in Belize
Top 10 Hotels For Romance in Belize
Top 10 Hotels For Best Service in Belize
Top 25 Hotels for Best Service in Central America
Top 25 Hotels for Romance in Central America
Top 25 Small Hotels in Central America

Marketing Manager of Chabil Mar, Larry France said that for the past 9 consecutive years, the resort has been winning these awards which shows that they have been working diligently in the tourism industry of Belize. “This is a great start to 2015″, says France who praised all of the employees at Chabil Mar for making this happen.

TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site that enables travelers to plan and have the perfect trip and offers trusted advice from real travelers. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world reaching nearly 260 million unique monthly visitors and more than 150 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions.

Chabil Mar is comprised of 19 spacious villas and 1 honeymoon suite, free Wi-Fi, a bar, an outdoor restaurant with great food and views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea, two outdoor pools, 400 feet of private beach, a pier for swimming and reserved dining and a fleet of kayaks and bikes.

If you are interested in vacationing in Belize, please check out our website or email us

5 Things To Do in Placencia Village, Belize

Posted on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

A beachfront paradise that offers a breathtaking view of the enchanting cayes and the immensely beautiful barrier reef, Placencia Village is a unique gateway to explore exotic Belize adventures.

If you are looking for ideas on what to do in Placencia, here are 5 tours we highly recommend.

cockscomb basin wildlife sanctuary belizeLarge cat tracks in the Cockscomb Basin Nature Preserve in Belize. Photo by @theplanit

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the biggest rainforest parks in Belize and offer visitors unforgettable attractions of impressive waterfalls, rushing rapids, unique wildlife, and lush vegetation. It is also home to the world’s first jaguar preserve and  chances of seeing a jaguar here are slight at best.

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The immaculate beauty of Laughing Bird Caye. Photo by @Jeff Monuszko

Laughing Bird Caye
This destination takes a boat to get to, but the bright turquoise waters washing up on the white sand beaches look absolutely great from any view. The Caye is perfect for snorkeling and beachcombing.

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Prepare for a jaw-droppingly brilliant experience at Gladden Spit.

Scuba Diving with Whale Sharks
Scuba diving or snorkeling with whale sharks is by far the most exciting and unique experience you will ever have in your life.

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 Placencia Village is home to some of the best fishing in the world.

Fishing in the Belize Barrier Reef
Placencia’s location makes it an absolutely fantastic place to come for a Belize fishing vacation.

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 Monkey River is the ultimate nature tour from Placencia Village

Monkey River Tour
Monkey River Tour is one of the best inland tours to do from Placencia and is not just a village or town, but also home to the Black Howler Monkey, which are also known in Belize as the “baboon”. They are also the largest monkey in the country and one of the largest in the Americas.

For more information about traveling to Placencia, feel free to chat with our Concierge at: or contact our Reservations Manager Or perhaps you would like to call toll free from the US or Canada: 1-866-417-2377.

You Should Definitely Attend The Placencia Sidewalk Arts & Music Festival

Posted on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

This year, the Placencia Sidewalk Arts and Musical Festival will be held on February 14 & 15, 2015 along the 4071 feet long and 4 feet wide (according to the Guinness Book of World Records, the narrowest main street in the world!)  beach sidewalk of Placencia Village.

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Travelers and locals alike will find a variety of aesthetic paintings, exquisite hand-made sculptures, and unique jewelry at the event that showcases Belize as a tropical wonderland.

See also: 25 Things You Need to Know Before You Travel to Placencia Belize

Starting at 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. this setting is perfect for a family or friends outing and great memories. From live musical performances to mouthwatering local foods and beverages, visitors will have a full day of excitement to absorb!

Watch this video and get a scoop of the festival:

Belizean artists who always attend the event include Pen Cayetano, Lincoln Gordon, Walter Castillo, Khadija Assales, Sierra Brothers, Ernest Garcia, Greta Leslie and many more.

And of course, there will be live music by popular Belizean musicians. Previous bands that played at the festival include the Ascenthium Band and Unison Band.

See also: 7 Must Do Activities in Placencia Belize

The Placencia Sidewalk Arts and Musical Festival is a fantastic event to shop for Belizean art and explore the country’s vivacious music scene. See you there!

For more information on the Placencia Sidewalk Arts and Musical Festival, feel free to chat with our Concierge at: or contact our Reservations Manager Or perhaps you would like to call toll free from the US or Canada: 1-866-417-2377.

Be One With Belize

Posted on Monday, January 12th, 2015

Check out this video entitled “Be One With Belize” which highlights the beautiful and mesmerizing attractions that lure travelers to Belize.

See also:

Belize Vacation Packages

13 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Belize

When you are ready to visit Belize, feel free to chat with our Concierge at: or contact our Reservations Manager Or perhaps you would like to call toll free from the US or Canada: 1-866-417-2377.

Watch Why Scuba Diving in Belize Is The Most Wonderful Thing

Posted on Thursday, January 8th, 2015

With one foot planted in the Central American jungles and the other dipped in the Caribbean Sea, Belize combines the best of both worlds.

See also: 12 Reasons Belize Should Be The Next Country You Visit

You’ve heard that the Belize Barrier Reef is the second longest in the world. But have you heard that this reef is home to more than 100 different kinds of coral and some 500 species of fish? This alluring underwater world is undoubtedly the top attraction in Belize. Snorkelers swim through translucent seas, gazing at a kaleidoscope of coral, fish and turtles; divers go deeper, investigating underwater caves and walls and the world-renowned Blue Hole.

See also: 7 Must do Activities in Placencia Belize

The turquoise waters are inviting even for those who choose to remain above the surface. Kayakers glide from one sandy, palm-dotted islet to another; windsurfers and sailors skim across the surf by the power of the breeze; sunbathers lounge on the dock, lulled into relaxation by the gentle lapping; and foodies feast on delectable fresh fish, spiny-tailed lobster and other creatures of the sea.

If you are interested in visiting Belize, feel free to chat with our Concierge at: or contact our Reservations Manager Or perhaps you would like to call toll free from the US or Canada: 1-866-417-2377.